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GRAND FORKS COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING Ju

GRAND FORKS COUNTY COMMISSION MEETING June 21, 2022 – 4:00 P.M. The Board met pursuant to adjournment with Commissioners Falck, Rost, Engen, Knauf and Pic present. Moved by Rost, seconded by Pic, to approve the minutes of the June 7, 2022 Commission meeting and County Board of Equalization. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Pic, seconded by Knauf, to approve the order of the agenda, adding Ronald Barta as item 5 replacing Emergency Management Director. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Knauf, seconded by Pic, to approve the consent agenda. Items in the consent agenda included: bills as submitted by the County Auditor, check #41361 - Florida State Disbursement Unit- $163.39, 41362 - Ingenuity Rm, LLC- $195.46, 41363 - Rodenburg Law Firm-Fargo- $156.53, 41364 - City of Northwood (Hwy)- $72.7, 41365 - City of Thompson (Hwy)- $73.91, 41366 - A+ Yard and Snow LLC- $375, 41367 - Aaker-Bonham Pam- $129, 41368 - Abbco Tools LLC- $169.99, 41369 - Advanced Engineering & Environmental Ser- $2278.5, 41370 - Alcohol Monitoring Systems, Inc.- $1626.7, 41371 - All Season’s Garden Center- $159.99, 41372 - Altru Clinic-Main- $2394, 41373 - Altru Health System (978)- $9959.53, 41374 - Altru Health System 13780- $54.5, 41375 - Anderson, Bottrell, Sanden & Thompson- $6963.43, 41376 - At & T Mobility- $95, 41377 - Atkinson, Kaitlin J- $387.05, 41378 - Barnes County Sheriff- $100, 41379 - Best Western Harvest Inn & Suites- $78, 41380 - Bob Barker Company- $260.49, 41381 - Bonham Kevin- $1648.08, 41382 - Border States Trophy & Awards- $175, 41383 - Burggraf’s Ace Hardware- $19.98, 41384 - Burnn Boiler & Mechanical Inc- $316645, 41385 - Cass County Clerk of Court- $500, 41386 - Cellmer Bushy, Christy L- $93.49, 41387 - CHS Ag Services- $257.5, 41388 - CHS Inc - Warren- $8791.48, 41389 - City of Grand Forks-Police Dept- $6435.86, 41390 - City of Grand Forks-Water- $5901.23, 41391 - CNA Surety- $100, 41392 - Community Service Program- $1880, 41393 - Davis, Brian- $500, 41394 - Deere Credit Inc- $2985.58, 41395 - Dejarlais, Laura Anne- $633, 41396 - Duncan, Lance- $66.5, 41397 - East Central Regional Water District- $60, 41398 - Ecolab Pest Elimination Div- $155, 41399 - Eggl, Naomi M - $69.62, 41400 - Empowered Solutions LLC- $96.8, 41401 - Enterprise Rent-A -Car- $69.5, 41402 - Fairfield Inn By Marriott- $86.4, 41403 - Fastenal- $224.4, 41404 - Forum Communications- $516.6, 41405 - Gaddie Jackie- $421.2, 41406 - GF Public Schools- $100, 41407 - GF Welding & Machine- $652.17, 41408 - Glenn’s Sinclair Service- $25, 41409 - Gregory J Norman Funeral Home- $4600, 41410 - Guardian Fleet Safety LLC- $19908.48, 41411 - Gudajtes Amber- $210.6, 41412 - Hammond, Chelsea- $800.24, 41413 - Hampton Inn-Bismarck- $134, 41414 - Harmon, Haydn L - $109.5, 41415 - Hit Inc- $213.21, 41416 - Hobart Sales & Services- $391.33, 41417 - Holm, Karla- $101.51, 41418 - Holtz, Jenna- $270.27, 41419 - Hutton Christopher- $112, 41420 - Ihry Leanna- $82.78, 41421 - Indepth Inspections- $2291.67, 41422 - Industrial Builders Inc- $127266.89, 41423 - Information Technology Dept- $3331.95, 41424 - Johnson Controls Fire Protection Lp- $7590, 41425 - Johnson Excavating & Salvage- $3500, 41426 - Johnson Publishing- $44, 41427 - Keller Jalissa Spanier- $116.24, 41428 - Knain Jolaine- $77.22, 41429 - Kooser Wilfred B- $168, 41430 - Kuenzel Kelly- 175, 41431 - Lanes Jacob- $109.5, 41432 - Lithia of Grand Forks- $100.57, 41433 - Little Keepers.- $1402.96, 41434 - Lloyd Joel Mathew- $109.5, 41435 - Loffler- $53.31, 41436 - Lowe’s- $189.79, 41437 - Lunseth Plumbing & Heating- $1040.4, 41438 - Mack Wayne- $168, 41439 - Manvel Oil Coop- $15942.21, 41440 - Marco -Tx- $692.24, 41441 - Marco Technologies LLC- $2033.19, 41442 - Mckenzie County Sheriff- $500, 41443 - Mckesson Medical Surgical- $575.66, 41444 - Menards- $330.58, 41445 - Midcontinent Communications- $603.63, 41446 - Midstates Equipment & Supply Inc- $18337.58, 41447 - Motorola- $130635.06, 41448 - Myles Kami Jo- $32.76, 41449 - ND Dept of Public Instruction- $108.05, 41450 - ND Dept of Transportation- $7658.3, 41451 - ND DHS Finance Dept- $6751.09, 41452 - Nelco First Aid Inc- $90, 41453 - Nelson International- $804.92, 41454 - Ness Press Inc.- $78, 41455 - Networking Specialists- $4256, 41456 - Night Vision Devices, Inc- $15614, 41457 - Nodak Electric Coop- $367, 41458 - Northern Plumbing Supply- $470.5, 41459 - Northwest Tire- $36.66, 41460 - O’Reilly Auto Parts- $399.9, 41461 - Olson, Genevieve K - $226.4, 41462 - Olson, Mikaela E - $250.63, 41463 - Olson, Shannon L- $317.72, 41464 - Olson, Sonja S - $219.96, 41465 - Ottertail Power Co-Devils Lake- $20.52, 41466 - Parks, Connie- $3550, 41467 - Peru- $4574.98, 41468 - Premium Waters, Inc- $35.69, 41469 - Quadient Leasing USA, Inc- $102, 41470 - Quality Inn-Bismarck- $345.6, 41471 - Randall, Jacob A - $168, 41472 - RDO Truck Center- $1999.66, 41473 - Redwood Toxicology Laboratory- $470.38, 41474 - Risberg Jennifer- $600, 41475 - Roddie, Taylor R - $147, 41476 - Rothenberger Shane D- $35, 41477 - Roue, Emily- $316.31, 41478 - Safe Kids- $145, 41479 - Schmitz Inc- $52094.3, 41480 - Schumacher, Sydney M - $38.61, 41481 - Shook, Patricia E- $30.42, 41482 - Shop 4-H- $113.9, 41483 - Skip’s Petroleum- $4743.29, 41484 - Skydio, Inc- $3922, 41485 - Solheim, Paula- $57.59, 41486 - Spicer Trucking- $217.8, 41487 - Stalker Radar- $148, 41488 - Staples Advantage- $124.9, 41489 - Strata Corporation- $22074.28, 41490 - Suedel Amy- $266.76, 41491 - Teal Drones, Inc.- $441.32, 41492 - Teal Drones, Inc.- $3883.68, 41493 - Team Laboratory Chemical Corp- $8882.5, 41494 - Thomson West- $1830.6, 41495 - Tic Inc- $714, 41496 - Toshiba America Business Solutions- $68, 41497 - Traill County Sheriff- $500, 41498 - Tri State Paving & Concrete In- $18525, 41499 - Tri-County Water District- $58.2, 41500 - Triix Customs- $127.5, 41501 - UND Office of Safety- $1153.07, 41502 - US Bank - Cm 9690- $1800, 41503 - Valley Dairy- $216.04, 41504 - Van Diest Supply Company- $23824.6, 41505 - Verizon Wireless - Newark Nj- $3399.66, 41506 - Workforce Safety & Insurance- $250, 41507 - Workforce Safety & Insurance- $4686.54, 41508 - Yorhom Medical Essentials- $155.75, ACH payment to - Acme Electric/Tool Crib of Nor - $455.46, - Advanced Business Methods - $738.54, - All Embracing Home Care LLC - $307.56, - Allstate Peterbilt - $273.3, - Amundson Funeral Home - $2300, - Anderson Brothers Body Shop LLC - $5394.36, - Badgepass Inc - $450, - Batteries Plus Bulbs - $116.95, - Bergstrom Electric - $127.5, - Business Essentials - $275.28, - Butler Machinery Company - $393.77, - C L Linfoot Company - $871.16, - Century Electric Inc. - $369.96, - Choice Health & Fitness - $246, - Cintas - $100, - Cole Paper Inc. - $6948.78, - Community Violence Interventio - $6553.02, - Dennie’s Delivery Inc - $245.6, - Docu Shred Inc - $207.62, - Drv Technologies,Inc. - $751.5, - Farmers Oil Co - $6975, - Forx Radiator - $785.79, - Galls An Aramark Company - $49.67, - Global Safety Network - $137, - Gowan Construction - $82164.95, - Greater GF Fair & Exhibition - $4427.53, - Home of Economy - $135.47, - Interstate Power Systems Inc - $10867.73, - Interstate Towing & Recovery - $1005.14, - Keith’s Security World - $6, - KLJ - $23102.51, - Marco Technologies LLC - Pa - $1048.3, - Nelson Auto Center Inc - $72233.68, - Northdale Oil - $27576, - Northwest Tire Inc - $84.99, - Office Depot-Chicago - $339.24, - Phoenix Supply - $1941.8, - Ps Door Services - $80, - RDO Trust Account #80-5800 - $6380.83, - Royal Tire Inc - $106.42, - Rydell Chevrolet - $170.93, - Stein’s Inc. - $1356.14, - Stericycle Inc - $123.09, - Stones Mobile Radio Inc - $651.28, - Summit Food Services LLC - $15474.4, - Telelanguage Inc - $223.5, - Tri Steel Mfgr Company - $14460, - VM Findley Consulting LLC - $8000, - Western Detention - $604, - Xcel Energy - Mpls - $2600.4; employee status changes for Nick Fetsch, Trokon Williams, Cody Franklin and Kayla Tayor-Lewis; overtime; and game of chance permit for UND Alumni Association and Foundation. Motion carried unanimously. Ronald Barta addressed the board regarding a complaint he had against Debbie Nelson, County Auditor. Chairman Falck said his complaint has been received by the State’s Attorney and we will wait for any guidelines from that office. Lane Magnuson, County Planner, addressed the board. Moved by Rost, seconded by Engen, to approve the following amendments to chapter 72 of the Zoning Resolution: to increase the setback from dwellings and other structures to ½ mile, to change the setback from property lines to a separation distance not less then 1.1 tower heights, and shadow flicker not to exceed thirty (30) hours per year on dwellings. And to lift the moratorium on wind farms. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Knauf, seconded by Rost, to approve an application by the GF Water Board for Permission to hold a Public Display of Fireworks at the Larimore Dam Campground and Recreation Area on July 3, 2022. Motion carried unanimously. Laura Boehler, Memory Fireworks, addressed the board. She requested to change the date of the fireworks display to June 29, 2022. Moved by Rost, seconded by Knauf, to approve an application by Laura Boehler for Permission to hold a Public Display of Fireworks at the Memory Fireworks on June 29, 2022, contingent upon approval of the Regional Airport Authority Board. Motion carried unanimously. Sheriff Schneider addressed the board. Moved by Engen, seconded by Rost, to approve the employee status forms for Harold Narlock, Colt Iseminger and James Mozey. They are Reserve Deputies whose compensation will be 100% reimbursed by the other entities. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Engen, seconded by Pic, to approve an increase of $4,750 in the Sheriff’s Department capital improvement lighting project at the Sheriff’s storage building. Motion carried unanimously. Tom Ford, Director of Administration, addressed the board. Moved by Pic, seconded by Rost, to donate about 20 excess obsolete computers to GF Public School’s Career and Technical Education Program. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Knauf, seconded by Pic, to accept the proposals from CL Linfoot for $1,798 for new ducts and $1,856 from JCI for the monitoring system for the IT server room. This will be paid from capital improvements. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Rost, seconded by Knauf, to accept the proposal from Vilandre for $7,522 to replace 40’ of sewer pipe in Courthouse. This will be paid from capital improvements. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Pic, seconded by Engen, to contract with Dean Dahl to resolve an AS400 computer software problem. The contract will be no greater than $2,500. Motion carried unanimously. Jay Kleven, AE2S, gave an update on an inspection he did on the grandstand at the Fairgrounds and the study on the Grand Forks County Parking Ramp. Moved by Rost, seconded by Knauf, to donate two excess commissioner’s desks and four chairs to CVIC and eight excess file cabinets to the GF Library. Motion carried unanimously. Moved by Rost, seconded by Pic, to adjourn. The meeting adjourned at 5:21pm. The next meeting will be held on July 5, 2022 at 4:00pm. Thomas H. Falck, Chairman Grand Forks County Commission Debbie Nelson, County Auditor (July 13, 2022) 80822